This 12 Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Hurghada Stay Egypt tour package is all about you. Visit the world’s last remaining one on the Seven Wonder of the Ancient World, The Giza Pyramids. Fly to Aswan; board your luxury Nile cruiser and enjoy an on-board cocktail reception, an a la carte dinner, music, dancing and more. Explore Aswan and then sail towards Luxor. Stop along the way for some fantastic sightseeing and lose yourself in the timeless attractions in Luxor.
Transfer to Hurghada and enjoy three days of SCUBA diving or snorkeling in the beautiful Red Sea. Explore its endless coral reefs, and then finally return to Cairo for your flight back home. The tour of Cairo, the Nile River and Hurghada is a classic Egypt tour that is perfect in every way.
Nile Cruise and Hurghada Stay begins every Sunday.
Cairo, Nile Cruise and Hurghada Stay
Day 1: Arrive in Egypt
Welcome to the Cradle of Human Civilization. No matter what time of the day or night you arrive for your Nile Cruise and Hurghada Stay, your tour managers will be standing by to meet you at Cairo International Airport, along with a driver. Once immigration formalities have been completed, you will be driven in cool comfort to your hotel in the heart of Cairo.
Your tour manager will then assist you with check-in, and then the two of you will discuss your tour itinerary and confirm the pick up times for your various tours.
Enjoy a free “Welcome” drink on us, and spend the rest of your day any way you want. Go out and explore the city; sample local cuisine, or simply relax and unwind in the comfort of your hotel.
Day 2: Pyramids Tour
After enjoying breakfast in your hotel, you will visit Memphis, the ancient capital of the Old Kingdom. The Step Pyramid in Sakkara is the next stop on the itinerary, and lunch is served at the Al Ezba Restaurant, followed by the Great Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, situated on the Giza Plateau. You will also visit the Great Sphinx and the Valley Temple, before returning to your hotel for the night.
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch
Day 3: Fly to Aswan/Nile Cruise
Start day 3 of your Nile Cruise and Hurghada Stay with breakfast in your hotel, and then transfer to Cairo Airport to board your flight to Aswan. On arrival in Aswan, you will once again be met at the airport and then driven to board your luxury Nile River cruise ship.
Once you board, you will enjoy afternoon tea; a cocktail reception; an a la carte dinner; music and dancing – a very memorable first night indeed.
Meals included: Breakfast; afternoon tea and a la carte dinner
Day 4: Aswan Sightseeing
On day 4 of your Nile Cruise and Hurghada Stay you will enjoy breakfast aboard ship, and then you will visit the Aswan High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the unbelievable Philae Temple which is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Return to your Nile cruiser and enjoy a lovely buffet lunch while sailing to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the historical Kom Ombo Temple. In the evening you will sail on to Edfu, where you will enjoy afternoon tea, a mouth watering Egyptian buffet dinner, and a spectacular costume party before finally retiring to your cabin for the night.
Meals included: Breakfast; buffet lunch and Egyptian buffet dinner
Day 5: Edfu and Luxor
After breakfast aboard ship, you will visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu and then set sail for Esna. You will enjoy another delicious buffet lunch and afternoon tea as you sail on to Luxor. In the evening you’ll enjoy a formal 5-Star dinner followed by music and dancing. You will anchor in Luxor for the night.
Meals included: Breakfast; buffet lunch; afternoon tea and formal dinner
Day 6: Luxor Sightseeing
Enjoy breakfast aboard ship and then visit the Luxor West Bank area, which includes the notorious Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Return to the Sonesta Moon Goddess for a scrumptious buffet lunch, and then you will have the rest of the afternoon free to explore. Enjoy an a la carte dinner on the ship and spend the remainder of the evening as you wish.
Meals included: Breakfast; buffet lunch and a la carte dinner
Day 7: Luxor East Bank/Hurghada
Today you will bid farewell to the beautiful Moon Goddess after an early breakfast. You will then be taken to visit the Karnak Temples, followed by the Luxor Temple. Next, you will be driven in an air-conditioned vehicle to Hurghada, where you will check into your luxury resort.
Meals included: Breakfast
Day 8, 9 & 10: Hurghada/Red Sea
Once you have enjoyed breakfast in the mornings, you will head out for diving in the Red Sea. You will experience coral reefs, rare marine life and more. Non-divers can enjoy snorkeling and/or diving classes. In the evenings you’ll be taken back to your resort.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch (free mineral water and soft drinks on dive boat)
Day 11: Cairo/Egyptian Museum
Day 11 of your Cairo, Nile Cruise and Hurghada Stay. After breakfast, you will enjoy some leisure time before being taken to Hurghada International Airport, where you will board a flight to Cairo. On arrival in Cairo you will be met at the airport, and then taken to visit the Egyptian Museum. This is well and truly a remarkable museum, and it is one attract you really don’t want to miss. After exploring the museum you will be transferred to your hotel for the night.
Meals included: Breakfast
Day 12: Final Departure
All dreams end, and today is unfortunately the end of what was once also just a dream. After you have enjoyed breakfast at your hotel, your tour manager and a driver will arrive and take you to Cairo International Airport in the comfort of an air conditioned company vehicle for your departing flight back home. They will assist you with your luggage; they’ll help you with check-in, and then it will be time to say goodbye. Have a safe journey home, and know that you are welcome to return whenever you want.
Inclusions – What is included in your Nile Cruise and Hurghada Stay:
- Meet greet and assist service with all arrivals and departures
- Accommodation in Cairo for 3 nights (breakfasts and all taxes included)
- Accommodation on the Sonesta Moon Goddess for 4 nights (full board)
- Accommodation in Hurghada for 4 nights (breakfasts included)
- All sightseeing tours as stated in the Nile Cruise and Hurghada Stay itinerary
- Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the Nile Cruise and Hurghada Stay itinerary
- English speaking guide (Expert) for all tours
- All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles (group)
- Lunch during tours in Cairo
- Domestic flights
- 3 days diving ( includes lunch, mineral water and soft drinks)
- Certified PADI professional diving guide fees
- Diving equipment, tanks, weights and weight belts included
- All service charges & taxes
Exclusions – What is not included in your Nile Cruise and Hurghada Stay:
- Drinks and personal expenses
- Entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum and the tomb of King Tut
- Tips and gratuities
- Le Riad Hotel de Charme, Cairo (5-Star)
- Sonesta Moon Goddess Nile Cruise (5-Star)
- Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort (5-Star)
|Price per 1 person||May to September||October to April|
|Triple Room (min. 3 pax)||$2,315||$2,545|
|Double (2 pax)||$2,410||$2,640|
|Solo (1 pax)||$3,645||$3,930|
Prices for our 12-Day Cairo, Nile Cruise and Hurghada Stay are quoted per person in US$ and are valid until the 30th of September 2022, except during the Christmas, New Year, and Easter holidays.